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WEEKEND READER: Corporate CEOs Will Not Save Us

May 9, 2021 David Sirota
Don’t believe corporate media and politicians pretending that corporate execs will fix everything — they won’t.
WEEKEND READER: Corporate CEOs Will Not Save Us

Corporate CEOs want you to believe that they are fighting for democracy and equality, and the business press has often portrayed executives as the saviors of our society. But a terrific new essay examines why this is a fantasy – and why Democrats should avoid trying to link their political fortunes to the alleged benevolence of corporations.

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